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March 25, 2013

Patterned for a Turkey Shoot

Unless your 12-gauge is a lemon, its standard full choke with a quality load of No. 4, 5 or 6 is perfectly adequate for turkeys to 40 yards. But hunters are seldom satisfied with adequate. You can usually squeeze a few more pellets into your shotgun’s pattern. Here’s how.

March 25, 2013

Semi-Autos Produce Lower Velocities Than Revolvers

Because semis use gases to cycle the action, some velocity is lost.

March 01, 2013

Do NRA Members Support an "Assault Weapon" Ban?

When data from a Bloomberg-funded poll suggests NRA members are against guns, it's time to investigate.

February 08, 2013

Does Small Shot Out-Penetrate Larger Shot?

Its sounds valid, but is it? We investigate.

December 21, 2012

Franchi Instinct

The Instinct features an aluminum receiver is fortified via a titanium insert on the breech face and a checkered forearm and Prince of Wales stock.

December 14, 2012

Does Rice Kill Birds?

What does rice-tossing at weddings have to do with hunting? Perhaps nothing.

December 13, 2012

Correcting the Teacher: A Bullet's Time of Fall

Which hits the ground first; A dropped bullet or a fired bullet?

November 30, 2012

Should You Shoot Spikes?

WIll culling spike bucks improved the quality of your deer herd? We investigate.

November 13, 2012

Are Roof Prism Binoculars Superior to Porros?

Roof prism binoculars are all the rage (and so is their outrageous pricetags) but are they really better than porro prism binoculars?

October 19, 2012

Winchester Razorback XT

Nasty old boars are often protected by layers of mud and gristle plates; tough bullets like the Razorback are desirable.

September 17, 2012

2012’s Top Summer Sporting Destination

Easy to access, fairly priced and packing plenty of fun for sportsmen and women and their families, Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a fantastic summer destination.

August 29, 2012

Are Shotguns Safer Than Rifles?

This commonly held belief is why some states ban rifles for hunting; But the facts might surprise them.

August 23, 2012

CVA Accura MR

The Accura MR is short and light, making it easy to wield in the mountains or in a stand.

August 21, 2012

A Nation of Plinkers

A lot of fun and inherently American, plinking can improve accuracy and is a perfect summer activity for shooters of all ages.

June 20, 2012